Brace Yourself Alaska, Record Low Temps Are Headed Straight For The Last Frontier

We hate to put a damper in your mid-week mayhem but this bone chilling weather is too crazy to ignore. Sure, us locals are used to cold weather and dark days for months on end. But when temps that drop well below the 0 degree line and down into the negatives come into our southcentral neighborhoods, we are painstakingly beside ourselves. From hoarfrost to ice fog, your chances of staying warm are slim to none. Will you be hibernating indoors or braving the storm outside?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

But hey, bone chilling weather isn’t all a bore. Do you want to see something awesome? Check out this sweet YouTube video below and see what happens when you throw a cup of hot coffee into thin air when the temps are below zero. Try it yourself and watch your kiddos light up with excitement when they see this ‘magic trick’ happen right before their very eyes.

Did you know that the coldest place on planet earth is located right here in Alaska? Also, the northernmost city in the U.S. is located right here in Alaska, and it’s cold and dark for 65 full days a year. If you live in any of these 16 coldest, darkest places in Alaska – you’re already used to this bone chilling weather.